Thunderstorm Warning for Guilford County NC and 1 More

RALEIGH, NC (321 PM EDT FRI APR 12 2019) — The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Northeastern Randolph County in central North Carolina Guilford County in central North Carolina until 415 PM EDT At 320 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles east of Kernersville to 7 miles northwest of Randleman to near Asheboro, moving northeast at 35 mph. HAZARD: 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. SOURCE: Emergency management reports wind damage in the form of downed trees and powerlines across the city of High Point. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include Greensboro, High Point, Asheboro, Randleman, McLeansville, Summerfield, Gibsonville, Stokesdale, Pleasant Garden and Jamestown. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Straight line winds can blow down trees, power lines, and damage mobile homes and other buildings. Seek shelter in a sturdy structure until the storm has passed. Stay away from windows as flying debris generated by damaging winds can be deadly. Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

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